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Feb 25, 2020

Feb 25, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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From medical devices to concrete in walkways, standards are part of our everyday life.  This workshop will allow you to gain an introduction to standards and specifications. You will learn about standard that are both government mandated as well as voluntary.  The library provides access to over 100,000 standards including ASTM, ISO, ADA, NFPA (Fluid), and the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations. Taught by Kari Kozak, Head, Lichtenberger Engineering Library.

Feb 28, 2020

Feb 28, 2020

5:00 PM

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The Capture Your Research! is an image competition where Engineering students, faculty, and staff can submit one image that captures the essence of their research.  They will be judged on originality/creativity, aesthetic – appeal of the image, relationship between the image and their research, and clarity of the written description.  Capture Your Research! Submissions are due by February 28th, 2020 at 5pm using the submission form found at http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/eng/photo-competition-20...

Mar 2, 2020

Mar 2, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Can you and your friends build the best water filter?  If you think so, grab 2-4 of our friends and sign up today for the water filtration challenge.  During the week you will be asked to build a water filter with materials provided, test it and redesign though out the week to do a final test and presentation on Saturday, March 7th. This challenge is free to compete!  Teams must be registered by February 24th.   Timeline: March 2nd – (Creative Space – Engineering Library) Kick-Off to g...

Mar 3, 2020

Mar 3, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Please bring your laptop! Want to make your research and writing more efficient? Hate the last minute rush of trying to create a correctly formatted bibliography? This workshop is for you! We will introduce Endnote, a citation management tool that can help you import, organize, share, and manage your citations and documents, as well as create correctly formatted in-text citations and bibliographies in almost any style — in seconds. Taught by Marina Zhang, Engineering & Informatics Librarian,...

Mar 7, 2020

Mar 7, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Can you and your friends build the best water filter?  If you think so, grab 2-4 of our friends and sign up today for the water filtration challenge.  During the week you will be asked to build a water filter with materials provided, test it and redesign though out the week to do a final test and presentation on Saturday, March 7th. This challenge is free to compete!  Teams must be registered by February 24th.   Timeline: March 2nd – (Creative Space – Engineering Library) Kick-Off to g...

Mar 10, 2020

Mar 10, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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With the Research Open House on April 2nd, this workshop aims to encourage the creator to think about the prospective audience, the poster content and the design considerations involved in the layout of a poster. Taught by Bree Neyland, Speaker Center.

Mar 24, 2020

Mar 24, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Want to design a part or keychain to be cut out on the waterjet cutter? This basic software will allow you to quickly and accurately create your design to be later cut out from metal or other materials on the waterjet cutter. The waterjet cutter uses a very high-pressure jet of water with an abrasive to precisely cut hard materials such as metal or stone. NOTE: This workshop is required to attend the workshop on the 31st to use the waterjet cutter.  Taught by Jeremy Roszell, Engineering Elec...

Mar 31, 2020

Mar 31, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Take a field trip down to the Machine Shop and learn to use the Waterjet Cutter! This class will walk you through taking a design building in the OMAX software and watch it come to life using the waterjet cutter. The waterjet cutter uses a very high-pressure jet of water with an abrasive to precisely cut hard materials such as metal or stone. NOTE: The March 24th Programming class is required for this workshop.  Taught by Mike Hillman, Engineering Electronics Shop.

Apr 2, 2020

Apr 2, 2020

All Day

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Come view the 2019-2020 Creative Kick-Start winners' posters and final projects at the College of Engineering Research Open House!

Apr 2, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, John and Dyan Smith Lobby

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Please join the College of Engineering, Hancher Auditorium, Lichtenberger Engineering Library, and NEXUS in celebrating the participants and images for the Capture Your Research! Image Competition. The Top 25 images from competition will be on display for April 3 – April 26 in the John and Dyan Smith Lobby at Hancher Auditorium.

Apr 7, 2020

Apr 7, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Explore the hidden resources of patents.  About 85% of the technical information in patents is found nowhere else.  This workshop will feature a basic introduction to what a patent is, the various types of patents in existence, and how to complete patents searches. In addition to providing inventor exclusive rights to products they produce, patents also give great detailed information on certain products and methods. Taught by Kari Kozak, Head, Lichtenberger Engineering Library.

Apr 14, 2020

Apr 14, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Please bring with your laptop! Pick up the beat with this visual programing language used by composers, performers, and visual artists. During this workshop, you will program your own live audio-reactive video effects!  Taught by Jean-Francois Charles, School of Music

Apr 21, 2020

Apr 21, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Want to build your own robot that will avoid collision?  Learn to incorporate an Arduino with a range finder senor, wheels, and chassis into a great little object avoiding robot.  This class will include building the robot and programming it.  Note:  A kit will be available in the Electronic Shop for purchase before the class, if you want to take your robot home with you! There is a cap of 10 participants. Taught by Jeremy Roszell, Engineering Electronics Shop.

Apr 28, 2020

Apr 28, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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How do you make a list of every single paper that cites you? How do you gather evidence and demonstrate potential values and research impact? This workshop will help you understand how to interpret “standard” scholarly metrics (h-index, impact factor, CiteScore etc.) and where to find them, explore three major sources of citation data (Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar), and identify best practices on broadening your research impact. Taught by Marina Zhang, Engineering & Informatics ...